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September 27, 2012
Unknown coral hotspots discovered off US East Coast

OurAmazingPlanet. updated 9/26/2012 3:51:26 PM ET A survey of underwater canyons off the U.S. East Coast found a number of previously unknown hotspots for deep-sea corals. The exploration, the first to look for corals and sponges in the area in decades, is helping researchers develop a computer model to determine where other coral hotspots […]

February 27, 2012
Eavesdropping on the squid world

By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News, Salt Lake City   Marine biologists are starting to get a good idea now of how squid hear and how they react to sounds in the ocean. It is only recently that scientists have come to accept that cephalopods have any auditory capability at all. But new experiments […]